2nd Person Dies in Drag Racing Crash

Another person has died in connection with this weekend's deadly street racing crash in Sparks. Jose Fernandez, 27, of Sparks died Tuesday at Renown Regional Medical Center from his injuries he sustained in the crash.

Sparks Police are still investigating the early Saturday morning crash that also killed 19-year-old Jonathan Query of Reno.

Investigators say the crash occurred after two cars were speeding northbound on McCarran shortly before 1:30 a.m and then collided with a Ford Pick-up at the intersection of East York Way. Query, a passenger in the Subaru, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fernandez, was driving with his brother, Sergio, in the pickup. Sergio Fernandez remains at Renown in serious condition. Police are working with Washoe County District Attorney's office on possible charges.


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